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College Week

  • To Submit an Announcement: Email your announcement information to College Week by Thursday at noon to be printed in College Week for the following week.
  • To Submit an Event: Use the online submission form. Events submitted by Tuesday morning each week will be posted to the website calendar within two days and entered into College Week for the following week.

Weekly Announcements

Events and programs are added all the time to the online events calendar—share them, add them to your calendar, enjoy them! To have your event/program added to the calendar, please use the online submission form.

  • Long Weeknd is Wednesday, April 9-Sunday, April 13. No classes will be held. Shuttles to Albany are available.
  • End-of-Term move out dates:
    • May 30 - Student houses close at noon for undergraduates not attending commencement.
    • May 31 - Commencement, 10:00 am; Student houses close at 2:00 pm for nongraduates.
    • June 1 - Student houses close at noon for graduates.
  • As part of the Cities Arts Forum, Andrew Horwitz will offer a multifaceted look at current art-making trends using "City as Material.” Monday, April 7, from 6:30-8:30 pm in the CAPA Symposium.
  • The opening reception for “Uncanny Spaces” will take place on Tuesday, April 8, from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Usdan Gallery.
  • Submit poems for the Academy of American Poets Prize! Open to all students. Submit three poems (each on separate sheet, paper-clipped, your name on each page) to the Literature Office, Barn 247, by 5:00 pm on Friday, April 11. The best poem will receive $100 and official recognition from the Academy of American Poets.
  • The Room Tone Festival will take place from April 18-21 on campus. The festival presents four days of performances, talks, and installations on the theme of space and sound inspired by composer Henry Brant, the pioneer of “spatial music” and member of the Bennington faculty for two decades.
  • Students interested in working as Writing Tutors in the 2014-2015 academic year should submit applications by Monday, April 28, at 10:00 am. The job is posted on WorkLink. Please see Noelle Everett Murphy, Assistant Director for Academic Services, with questions.
  • Student Conference Grants application will be accepted on a rolling basis until May 9. Priority is given to students who present their work at conferences, though applications from student attendees are considered as well. See Noelle Murphy for details.
  • Bennington Connects is hosting this year's Intercultural Festival on May 11. The event will comprise a variety of performances and the first ever Bennington Street Market. All students are invited to perform and sell or display their art in the Bennington Street Market. If you're interested in participating please contact Lena Korsah or Friederike Windel.
  • Plots in the community garden near the observatory are available for any member of the campus community who will be around through the summer. Contact Kerry Woods if you're interested. Plots will be available sometime in late April or early May.

PAC and B&E Announcements

  • Due to long weekend, the Budget and Events Committee walk-in meetings will not be held on Thursday, April 10. Any questions about proposal process, submissions, and guidelines may be directed to Matt Scott in the Office of Student Life.
  • PAC Presents: Karaoke ! Thursday, April10, at 10:00 pm in the Student Center.

BAD Announcements

  • Spend Long Weekend in the Great Outdoors! The Outing Club is organizing an overnight climbing trip to The Gunks in New Paltz, NY, for Long Weekend. The trip will leave campus Wednesday, April 9, at 3:30 pm and return Friday, April 11, in the evening. Sign ups are only $10 dollars and can be completed in Student Life. Any questions, please contact Scott Milliman or Alexander Curth.

FWT & CDO Announcements

  • The FWT Office will be closed for Long Weekend (April 9-11). The Office of Student Life will be open from 9:00 am-5:00 pm, and questions, concerns, and needs can be supported by the student assistants and Student Life staff. Please feel free to email fwt@bennington.edu as needed.

SEPC: no minutes

Foriegn Language Minutes

  • Don’t forget to go to your weekly FL tables! Additionally, if you’re interested in being a Foreign Language Representative for SEPC, please talk to Jessie King or Julia Wilcox, your current reps.

Social Science: no minutes

Visual Arts: no minutes

Environmental Science: no minutes

Music: no minutes

Dance Minutes

  • Mina Nishimura’s group from New York is showing a work in progress on Monday, April 14, at 10:00 am in VAPA E320.
  • The Second Senior Showings open to public will be on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:00 pm in Martha Hill.
  • There will be open dance showings during Dance Workshop on April 17.

Literature Minutes

  • Deadline extended! Submit poems for the Academy of American Poets Prize. Open to all Bennington students. Submit three poems (each on separate sheet, paper-clipped, your name on each page) to the Literature Office, Barn 247, by 5:00 pm on Monday, April 14. The 2014 Judge is Joshua Marie Wilkinson, author of six books, Professor of Creative Writing, University of Arizona. The best poem will receive $100 and official recognition from the Academy of American Poets.

Science and Math: no minutes

CAPA: no minutes

Drama: no minutes